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Timber industry could face £1bn Brexit bill if UK leaves EU Customs Union TimberTrade Federation warns

The timber industry could face a £1 billion Brexit bill if the UK leaves the EU Customs Union, the TimberTrade Federation (TTF) has warned.

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Norbord partners with Inverness College on new modern apprenticeship programme

A new modern apprenticeship programme has been created at Norbord, Inverness, to develop skills that are focused on the technical and manufacturing aspects of the process at the mill.

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Government makes series of commitments to improve fire safety in high-rise buildings following Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review

The Government has pledged to restructure building regulations fire safety guidance to ensure it is clear, as part of a series of commitments made following Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of building regulations and fire safety.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveils new manufacturing line at Norbord’s Inverness plant

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has unveiled a new manufacturing line at Norbord's Inverness plant following a £95million investment.

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Offsite timber frame specialists Scotframe expand into England with launch of new showroom in Swindon

Scotframe, one of Scotland’s largest offsite timber frame specialists, is expanding south of the border with the launch of a new showroom in Swindon.

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Recommendations of Dame Judith Hackitt’s post-Grenfell review into fire safety welcomed by British Woodworking Federation but greater focus on fire doors is needed

A new regulatory framework is needed to improve safety in higher-risk residential buildings, an independent review led by Dame Judith Hackitt has found.

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Market dynamics and material shortages set to affect Oak wood availability in Europe

Market dynamics and material shortages are set to affect Oak wood availability in Europe, delegates at the European Oak Conference in London were told.

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Report highlights the advantages of using CLT over concrete

A new report has been released highlighting the advantages of using CLT over concrete.

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Kebony selected to clad exterior of weekend retreat on island site in Berkshire

Kebony has been selected to clad the exterior of Heather Cottage, a privately-owned weekend retreat on an island site in Berkshire, embracing the use of natural materials to create a modern, riverside home which blends seamlessly into the surroundings.

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Guyana submits over 648,567 hectares of undisturbed rainforest to the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

An area of forest 4.1 times the size of London has been submitted to the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy by Guyana.

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